Tag: animals

Why Cancer in Elephants is Rare

Why it is rare to find cancer in elephants has been a mystery, with it usually being seen in large animals. A recent study has explained why.

500 Million-Year-Old Social Network Observed in Animals: Research

Scientists speculate that some of our earth’s first animals may have used social networks for communication, nutrition or reproduction. Find out more.

Animals Can Detect Magnetic Fields: New Hypothesis Explains How

A new radical hypothesis has proposed a new explanation as to why animals can sense magnetic fields, find out more.

A Brain ‘Switch’ To Trigger Hibernation

Researchers have identified an area in the brain of mice that can be stimulated to trigger hibernation at will.